14th August 2019

Are markets signalling that a recession is due?

Image copyright Reuters Financial markets have flashed a warning sign about the economic outlook for the UK and the US. It is known in the jargon as an “inverted yield curve”. It means that it…




German economy slips back into negative growth

Image copyright Getty Images Germany’s economy shrank during the April-to-June period of this year. A decline in exports dampened growth, according to official data, which comes amid concerns of a global slowdown. Gross domestic product…


Rail fares set to rise again in January

Image copyright Getty Images Rail users in the UK are expected to be hit by a further rise in ticket prices which will come into effect next year. The increase will be based on the…